From a 1963 newspaper, an advert for the Madame C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company, featuring a photo of the theatre her company built in the late 1920’s. The theatre officially opened December 26, 1927 and is the remaining crown jewel of Indiana Avenue.
This Tuesday, November 13 at 6pm, come hear a few ideas on envisioning the future of Indiana Avenue. Or Thursday, a fab event including Mary Wilson of The Supremes singing songs of Lena Horne. Check out their calendar here!
MUST follow this historic gem, as well as the Shirrelles and the Supremes! (Understand Madame C J Walker had a townhouse on “Striver’s Row” in upper west Harlem, at the foot of either Morningside Heights or Washington Heights on Manhattan, but I have no clue where she resided in Indianapolis. there must have been an area in Indianapolis, even during residential segregation, where the financially successful minorities resided, but have no idea on the location (s))